Councillor Amanda Taylor

News and views about Cambridge and Cambridgeshire politics, especially Queen Edith's Learn more

Read more on this

Read more on this

Posts Tagged ‘bus’

Changes to local bus services

by Amanda Taylor on 6 December, 2017

The County Council has advised me of a number of changes to Stagecoach bus services taking effect from 8th January 2018. The following services are affected. We welcome the new no 25 between Addenbrooke’s and Trumpington. 9 Ely – March 9 Littleport – Ely – Cambridge 10 11 12 18 25 A Citi 2 Citi […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Last stop for the 114

by Amanda Taylor on 22 July, 2017

Whippet is deregistering 17 bus services in Cambridge, claiming they are unprofitable. The following services will take their last journeys on 2nd September. Service 1                   Hilton – Hemingfords – St Ives Service 1A                 St Ives – Fenstanton – Cambridge Service 2                   Cambridge – Hardwick – Toft – Caldecote – Boxworth Service 3                   Papworth […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Hills Road cycleway: how’s it been for you?

by Amanda Taylor on 21 February, 2017

The first phase of the County Council’s new cycleway on Hills Road has had a big impact. The County tells us it has increased cycling numbers since 2013, and it certainly makes for a smoother ride, especially on the southbound side of the road. It’s changed the landscape of Hills Road.  And it’s given us […]

Read more    Leave a comment

The disappearing bus – now U see it, now U don’t

by Amanda Taylor on 28 October, 2016

The Stagecoach Uni 4 bus between Addenbrooke’s and Madingley Road has been replaced by a new service run by Whippet, known simply as the ‘U’. We are disappointed to hear that Whippet is changing the route so that the bus will no longer go down Hills Road. This will leave out several hundred residents, including […]

Read more    Leave a comment

City Deal consultation starts today

by Amanda Taylor on 11 July, 2016

The Greater Cambridge City Deal is a partnership between central and local government to deliver new infrastructure in Cambridge and the sub-region. It is managed by a board comprising leaders of the councils in the area (Lewis Herbert, Steve Count and Frances Burkitt), plus representatives from the universities and business. They have just launched proposals […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Bus service changes

by Amanda Taylor on 4 July, 2016

Cambridgeshire County Council has received registrations to alter a number of services from 23rd / 24th July. The services affected are: Dews service 22 Whippet services 1, 1A, 3 / X3, 5, 6, 9, 12, 16, 21 and 400’s Stagecoach services 9 / X9, 13, 26 / 27, 33, Busway A / B, Citi 4, […]

Read more    Leave a comment

All aboard the Abbey-Addenbrooke’s Express!

by Amanda Taylor on 16 April, 2016

Good news! We’re getting a new bus service. Starting next month, the new 115 service, run by Whippet, will run hourly between the Newmarket Road Park & Ride site and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The bus will stop at both Long Road and Hills Road sixth form colleges, St Bede’s and the Perse. In the other direction, […]

Read more    Leave a comment

The County Council is at last consulting on its plan to switch off streetlights between midnight and 6am. Please take part in the Cambridgeshire Streetlight Consultation, running till 11th December. This cut has generated a lot of concern especially in areas where people are around in the small hours, or the early morning. But it […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Hills Road segregated cycleway work has started.

by Amanda Taylor on 27 January, 2015

Cambridgeshire County Council is starting to build new segregated and raised cycle lanes on Hills Road. The works are taking place off-peak between 930 and 330pm. The new cycleways are set to be completed in the autumn. There will be cones and temporary traffic lights during these times to create a safe working area. Whenever possible […]

Read more    5 Comments

Hills Road cycle lanes scheme: view new layout

by Amanda Taylor on 19 November, 2014

Tomorrow (Thursday 20th November), Cambridgeshire County Council will be at Rock Road Library, presenting the designs for the new road layout on Hills Road. If you looked at the Council’s original cycle lanes designs you should notice some changes from what the Council proposed earlier this year. Residents raised a number of concerns with the […]

Read more    Leave a comment